Members Directory

Membership in the AAE is open to art editors and others involved in art-related publications. For a membership form and other information about joining, e-mail Phil Freshman at

Where AAE members work

Job opportunities for our members

Membership dues are $25 per year.

Send completed membership forms and checks payable to the Association of Art Editors to:

Phil Freshman
3912 Natchez Avenue South
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

To jump to a member’s surname initial, click on a letter-group:

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  Richard Koss  

545 West 111th Street, Apt. 6D
New York, NY 10025
Phone: (212) 663-9853 (landline)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental editing, translation editing (from French, German, and Spanish), and research; general art history (esp. European and Latin American); dissertations and theses, exhibition catalogues and other museum publications, and scholarly journals.

  Deanna Lee  

257 Kingsland Avenue, Apt. 3L
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Freelance: Substantive, developmental, and line editing, copyediting, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing, image editing, proofreading, project management, reproduction permissions, and rewriting; general art history, contemporary art and modernism, traditional and contemporary Asian art (including East Asian, Indian/South Asian, and Southeast Asian), criticism/theory, music, painting, photography, prints and drawings, sculpture, museum history, and popular culture; catalogues (exhibition and general museum), brochures, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), artists’ books and statements, dissertations and theses, journals/periodicals, online publications, trade books, and Websites. Working knowledge of Chinese, Italian, and Spanish.

  Rose E. Lee  

2903 Ellicott Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 363-6198 (landline)

Freelance: Line and substantive editing, rewriting (esp. for writers whose first languages are Chinese, Japanese, or Korean), and translation editing; decorative arts (ceramics, lacquer, metalwork, furniture, and textiles); brochures, dissertations, exhibition and collection catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall panels; text panels), and journals.

  Valerie Ann Leeds, PhD  

728 Sergeantsville Road
Stockton, NJ 08559
Phone: (609) 397-8998 (landline)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, writing (scholarly texts, exhibition didactics, reviews, and feature articles), project management, and research; American art, architecture, 19th-century European art, and photography.

  Karen A. Levine  

Editor in Chief
Getty Publications
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 440-6525 (landline)

Freelance: No
Expertise: Copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, project management/coordination (including copublishing and contracts); general art and art history; digital publications, exhibition and collection catalogues, monographs, and trade books.

  Joan Levinson  

1529 Marine Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Phone: (646) 265-8217 (cell)

Freelance: Developmental, substantive, and line editing, copyediting, proofreading, rewriting, and writing; general art history (esp. modern and contemporary art, criticism/theory, and artists’ books and statements), American art, architecture, crafts, design history, European graphic design, painting, and sculpture; art education, exhibition catalogues, film scripts, journals and periodicals, research papers, textbooks, trade books, and Websites.

  Ann Lucke  

14016 Bora Bora Way, Apt. 332
Los Angeles, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 827-9862 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, and project management/coordination; general art history (esp. American, ancient, Asian, Baroque, European, Indian, medieval, and Renaissance), archaeology, and painting; catalogues (exhibition and collection) and exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels); knowledge of French, German, and Italian.

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